SR. PROJECT MANAGER

Demand for lithium is growing exponentially, fueled by the growing electric vehicle market. Summit Nanotech is an award-winning technology company on the cusp of becoming the global leader in the lithium production space.  Our technology is designed to be efficient, low energy, cost effective, and set the new benchmark for environmental performance. As we transition to a new energy future, the world needs our technology, and we need amazing people to add to our growing, dynamic, and innovative team.

Summit Nanotech is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the Product Engineering team and manage various projects by executing on the scopes safely, on schedule, and on budget. The successful candidate must have experience working with modular equipment packages and/or large scale plant design/fabrication/construction as well as be a natural leader who can bring teams together at the appropriate times to fulfill project requirements.

Summit Nanotech takes pride in our inclusive corporate culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. If you feel passionate about this opportunity and believe that you have the skills to excel in this role, please apply to recruiting@summitnanotech.com using the job title as the subject line. 

Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.  But keep checking back as we are growing! 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement and execute project management processes and systems in support of plant development and operations.

  • Build and provide leadership, guidance, and management to all members of the Product Engineering team, ensuring everyone is working together and meeting project objectives.

  • Define the project execution strategy and plan with accountability for safety, scope, cost, risk, communication, and schedule.

  • Ensure service contracts (engineering, fabrication, construction, etc.) are properly managed and service providers fulfill their scope-of-work and comply with contractual requirements.

  • Establish project budgets and schedules, provide regular forecast updates, and resolve issues as they arise.

  • Ensure all permitting is completed in accordance with project timelines.

  • Manage project stakeholders and ensure all relevant information is communicated regularly.

  • Proactively anticipate, identify, and resolve project-related risks, conflicts, difficulties, or problems.

  • Liaise with supply chain manager on procurement process of equipment and materials.

  • Ensure appropriate QA/QC construction monitoring is established.

  • Manage the change process for scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Approve and endorse change requests from engineering consultants, site contractors, and materials/equipment vendors.

  • Identify project synergies and optimizations across multiple initiatives and work fronts.

  • Participate in developing best practices for project management.

  • Provide summary reporting and metrics on project progress, schedule, and cost control activities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • 8+ years managing all aspects of the project life cycle and familiarity with the principles of project management for scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, and stakeholders.

  • Degree in Engineering with experience within large scale plant design/construction.

  • Project Management Professional designation is an asset.

  • Ability to interact with stakeholders independently, track project budgets, escalate issues, manage risk, and manage project schedules.

  • Experience in managing multiple projects in parallel with interaction with multiple project teams.

  • Able to be on-site and perform field work/walkdowns with project teams.

  • Innovative mindset and ability to bring new Project Management tools, technologies, and techniques to the team.

  • Ability to provide multidisciplinary leadership and management of a team of professionals.

  • Effective verbal, written, and presentation communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with diverse stakeholders.

  • Possesses strong negotiation skills and experience.

  • Ability to speak Spanish is an asset.

  • Occasional internationally travel may be required.

 

Summit Nanotech takes pride in our inclusive corporate culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation. We value diversity and recognize that experience comes in many forms and skills are transferable. If you feel passionate about this opportunity and believe that you have the skills to excel in this role, please apply to recruiting@summitnanotech.com using the job title as the subject line.

 

Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.  But keep checking back as we are growing!